Conversation on Justice

Peace and Justice Institute

Global Peace Week

Join us September 24th - 27th for Global Peace Week

Global Peace WeekEach September, the Peace and Justice Institute celebrates International Day of Peace with Global Peace Week festivities and events including peace education, music, arts and crafts, guest speakers, and free film screenings in partnership with the Global Peace Film Festival.

The United Nations sanctioned International Peace Day is September 21st. The mission of International Peace Day is to have at least one non-violent, cease-fire day throughout the world. Visit Peace One Day for background on how International Peace Day came into being and for more information on what you can do to help accomplish a global change.

Faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in the creation, planning and implementation of Global Peace Week.

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    Goals of the Institute are to:
    1. Create and teach a Peace and Justice Studies curriculum
    2. Sponsor and collaborate on peace and justice events
    3. Foster a connection with Valencia's A.S. programs in peace studies and conflict transformation
    4. Offer community outreach in peace and justice
    5. Engage in realizing Valencia's core competencies